The number one suspect in the failed coup attempt – the Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen – remains in the United States and has consistently denied involvement.
Iran’s Interior Minister, Mostafa Mohammad-Najjar announced on state television that Rouhani secured just over 50% of the ballot based on a 72% turnout of 50 million eligible voters.
The announcement apparently took the White House by surprise, with Trump only being informed of it after Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein had signed the order.
The soldiers, who had blocked roads in major cities in the country since Friday, have now agreed to return to their barracks
Emmanuel Macron has promised to restore France’s global standing, as he was officially inaugurated as the country’s youngest president at the age of 39.
The revolt began in Bouake early Friday before spreading quickly, following a pattern similar to a mutiny in January by the same group that paralyzed parts of the West African state and marred its image as a post-war success story.
The World Health Organization, WHO, has declared an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo after an individual was confirmed to have died of the virus in the country’s North East.
Former FBI director, Comey, who had been leading an inquiry into possible collusion between Trump election campaign officials and Russia, was fired on Tuesday.
Lula faces a prison sentence if found guilty, but If cleared, he says he will run again for the presidency next year.
Comey had been leading an FBI investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election and possible collusion with Trump’s campaign.